The management team

Ron Turner FIBMS, MSc (PhD)

Scientific Director

  • Owned his own businesses, including a PoC company and a clinical laboratory (Lab Director)
  • Worked in Technical Marketing and Business Management for two major diagnostic companies
  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist (US & UK)

Professor John Wain

Non-Executive Director

  • Professor of Medical Microbiology, University of East Anglia
  • CSO and Director for Discuva and Bactebo Ltd (UK)
  • Founding Editor of the Journal of Infection in Developing Countries
  • Over 30 years’ experience in the identification of bacterial pathogens and antibiotic resistance

Clive Minihan MA MBA

Chief Executive Officer

  • For the past 30 years worked with start-ups and small technology companies, both in the UK and USA.
  • He has been instrumental in 5 exits, involving sales to companies including Becton Dickinson, Thermo Fisher and Siemens, totalling around $300 million.
  • Earlier in his career as founding MD of a business he took it to over $100 million profitability within 6 years.
  • He has an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MA from Oxford University, and is a qualified accountant.
  • He is the Treasurer of the Harvard Business School Club of London, and the HBS Alumni Angels. He is also a Mentor on the NHS England Clinical Entrepreneurs Programme.